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9-Day Tanzania Platinum Journeys – Reserves & Parks

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Join us on an amazing 9-day luxury trip through Tanzania. Start your adventure in Arusha, and get ready to see some of Africa’s most incredible sights. You’ll travel through beautiful areas filled with wildlife, like the Tarangire and Lake Manyara parks, see lots of animals in the Ngorongoro Crater, and even catch the famous Great Wildebeest Migration in the Serengeti.

You’ll ride in comfy 4×4 cars and have expert guides showing you around. We’ll stay in fancy lodges that are all about comfort and being close to nature. This trip mixes exciting adventures with luxury, making it a journey you won’t forget.

Cities & Landmarks

two days Arusha, two days Tarangire, two days Ngorongoro Crater & two days Serengeti

Time of Year

All Year Round

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Luxury+ tour
This luxury+ tour uses lodges.
Private tour
This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.
Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized
You can request changes to this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers
Solo travelers can book this private tour.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is suitable for children of all ages.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives
Game Drives: Open-Sided 4x4 Vehicle
Getting Around: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle & air transfer
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Accommodation & Meals

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Legendary Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
1
Legendary Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Arusha
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Santuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day Room (End of tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You'll be collected from the airport.
Additional Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrived Arusha
Day 1: Arrived At Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

As you step off the plane at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a warm "Karibu Tanzania!" (Welcome to Tanzania!) greets you, courtesy of a congenial guide from Bush 2 City Adventure. They will lead you to your hotel, where you can unwind and settle in. The real excitement begins the following day with the commencement of your private jeep safari. Crafted exclusively for you, this adventure allows you to discover Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and awe-inspiring landscapes at your leisure, ensuring a truly unique and personal experience.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 1
Relaxing Day in Legendary Lodge
Day 2: Relaxing Day in Legendary Lodge

Enjoy a day just how you like it. Relax at the lodge, enjoying drinks by the pool with beautiful views. If you're up for some fun, check out Arusha. You can go on a city tour, ride a mountain bike for some adventure, or shop for cool stuff at a Maasai market. Plus, don't miss the coffee tour to learn about and taste Tanzania's famous coffee. It's a day of chilling out, having fun, and getting a little taste of local culture.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, set off in your personal 4x4 vehicle for Elewana Tarangire Treetops Lodge, nestled within the Tarangire ecosystem. You're in for a two-night stay in a Vintage Treehouse, offering a serene 'slow safari' experience within the park. Tarangire National Park is celebrated for its large herds of elephants and majestic, ancient baobab trees. These trees are a crucial source of nourishment for the elephants, particularly during the dry season. The Tarangire River serves as a lifeline for the area's wildlife, drawing vast groups of up to 250 elephants at times. It's an exceptional spot for wildlife observation, promising unforgettable encounters with nature's giants.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (easier to spot animals)
High Season
July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (few showers of rain)
Accommodation:
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 4
Tarangire National Park
Day 4: Tarangire National Park

Go on a Tanzanian safari and see the sunrise in Tarangire National Park. This park is special because of its big elephants and tall baobab trees. These big trees help the elephants by giving them water when it's dry. Picture seeing as many as 250 elephants at once near the Tarangire River, which is like a water fountain for them in dry times. This amazing view of so many elephants together makes Tarangire a great place to visit for an exciting African trip.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Santuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5: Relaxing Day in Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Start your day with a fun morning safari in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. You'll see lots of different animals and beautiful places as the sun comes up. After that, head back to your lodge for a yummy breakfast. Then, take a nice drive to the famous Ngorongoro Crater and get there just in time for a relaxing lunch with great views of the crater. Spend the rest of your day chilling and enjoying the peaceful nature in one of Tanzania's most famous spots. This day is a mix of exciting safari in Tarangire and the calm, pretty sights of Ngorongoro.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High Season
Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather
June to October (Rainfall is little to none)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Begin your day with a trip to the famous Ngorongoro Crater, known as one of Africa's seven natural wonders and a marvel of nature. Formed two million years ago by a massive volcanic eruption, this lush haven boasts the highest density of wildlife in Africa. After breakfast, as you make your way down to the crater floor, get ready to be amazed by the incredible variety of animals - majestic lions, wandering zebras, strong buffalos, and even the rare black rhinos. Every part of the crater presents a breathtaking and awe-inspiring sight, making it a dream destination for anyone who loves wildlife and nature. The Ngorongoro Crater offers more than just a safari; it's a chance to experience the untouched and raw beauty of Africa up close.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, we'll head to the Serengeti, about 145 kilometers away, a drive of roughly 3 and a half hours. Once we get there, we'll have lunch and then go on an afternoon safari. The Serengeti is famous for its huge, open plains that amaze everyone, especially if it's your first visit. Over the next few days, we'll see lots of different animals in this amazing place. Every safari drive here is a new adventure, filled with surprises from the wild. You'll see many animals and beautiful scenes that change with the light of day. Remember to take photos, but also to just look around and enjoy the beauty of nature all around you. After a day full of adventure, we'll go back to our camp for dinner and to sleep overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Wake up in the Serengeti to the lively sounds and scents of Africa. Get your breakfast and lunch, and head out for a morning game drive with an expert guide. They'll show you the changing landscapes and wildlife. After a picnic lunch, keep exploring and see animals like lions, leopards, elephants, and cheetahs. Watch the natural world in action. When the sun sets, go back to camp for a relaxing dinner and a good night's sleep. The Serengeti is full of amazing experiences waiting for you.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 9
Flight to Arusha, Day Room & Lunch
Day 9: Flight Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport

After breakfast at your safari camp, enjoy a morning game drive through the Serengeti before flying to Arusha. Stay at the Arusha Coffee Lodge, savoring a hot lunch. Then, transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your return flight, filled with Tanzanian safari memories. For more adventure, consider extending your trip with a beach holiday in Zanzibar, Pemba, or Mafia, ideal for post-safari relaxation. Contact us for a tailored extension of your Tanzanian experience, combining wildlife and beach relaxation.

Main Destination:
Arusha
Accommodation:
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day Room (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
You'll be dropped off at the airport.
Extra accommodation is available for an additional fee.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Dinner
1
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Sanctuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Santuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Arusha
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollar

Start Dates

Solo

1 room

2 people

1 room

3 people

2 room

4 people

2 room

5 people

3 room

6 people

3 room

Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$23,046
$16,013
$17,154
$15,111
$15,976
$14,810
Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
$15,610
$11,056
$11,371
$10,154
$10,522
$9,853
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$19,536
$13,733
$14,505
$12,862
$13,499
$12,570
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$24,884
$16,634
$18,181
$15,732
$16,841
$15,431
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30,2024
$15,610
$11,056
$11,371
$10,154
$10,522
$9,853
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$25,045
$16,801
$18,385
$15,929
$17,054
$15,638
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Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$23,046

2 people

(1 room)

$16,013

3 people

(2 room)

$17,154

4 people

(2 room)

$15,111

5 people

(3 room)

$15,976

6 people

(3 room)

$14,810
Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$15,610

2 people

(1 room)

$11,056

3 people

(2 room)

$11,371

4 people

(2 room)

$10,154

5 people

(3 room)

$10,522

6 people

(3 room)

$9,853
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$19,536

2 people

(1 room)

$13,733

3 people

(2 room)

$14,505

4 people

(2 room)

$12,862

5 people

(3 room)

$13,499

6 people

(3 room)

$12,570
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$24,884

2 people

(1 room)

$16,634

3 people

(2 room)

$18,181

4 people

(2 room)

$15,732

5 people

(3 room)

$16,841

6 people

(3 room)

$15,431
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30,2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$15,610

2 people

(1 room)